Castlemaine Art Gallery And Historical Museum, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia
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Museums

Delve deep into the region's past at one of the fascinating museums in the Goldfields. Learn about the discovery of gold, the story of Australia becoming a nation, and the rich history of the area.

Southern Cross
Visit Ballarat's Gold Museum for a history of the discovery of gold and the rapid transformation of the area as hopefuls rushed to the area. See the Eureka flag, hear stories of the rebellion, and learn about what life was like in the early days.

Enter the dragon
Set aside a morning to explore the Golden Dragon Museum in Bendigo. Discover the remarkable legacy of the region's Chinese miners and settlers who arrived on the Goldfields in the 1850s.

The Great Stupa after completion

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion Exhibition Centre has a vast collection of sacred Buddhist relics on display that have been offered from many...

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Creswick Museum

Creswick Museum

Creswick Museum is an accredited museum and is housed in the former Municipal Offices of the Shire of Creswick, the Town Hall complex. The Research...

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Eucalyptus Distillery Museum

Inglewood Eucalyptus Distillery site offers a tourist attraction set on the site of the historic Jones Eucalyptus Distillery. This is a unique...

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Gold Museum

Gold Museum

The Gold Museum extends Sovereign Hill's story of Ballarat - a majestic provincial city built on the wealth derived from the great Australian...

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Golden Dragon Museum

Golden Dragon Museum

Make time for the Golden Dragon Museum, a living history of the Chinese people of Bendigo from the goldrush of the 1850's to the present day.

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Bendigo Planetarium

Discovery Science & Technology Centre

With loads of interactive exhibits to explore, you won't know what to try first at Discovery Science & Technology Centre! Be sure to look out for the...

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Aradale Ghost Tour

Aradale Ghost Tour

Aradale Ghost Tour is a two hour tour through Australia's largest abandoned 1800's lunatic asylum. Tours begin at 8pm and meet at Heath Street front...

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The original Flag of the Southern Cross (the Eureka Flag) from 1854, on display in a purpose built gallery

Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka

With its foundations located on the physical site of the Eureka Stockade, and the evocative Eureka Flag from 1854 as its centrepiece, M. A. D. E. 's...

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Ballarat Tramway Museum

Ballarat Tramway Museum

Enjoy Ballarat's Living History by travelling by tram with the Ballarat Tramway Museum. History lives in Ballarat and in Wendouree Parade. Take a...

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